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Michael Pollan Wants You To Start Cooking


He has been called a "food guru," "high priest of food," and even a "food god." Food writer, journalist and activist Michael Pollan was in Charlotte this week and sat down with Mike Collins, host of WFAE's Charlotte Talks. 

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Michael Pollan with Charlotte Talks host Mike Collins.

He's best known for his books Omnivore's Dilemma, Food Rules, In Defense of Food and his latest is Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. Pollan says put down the take-out menus and pick up a spatula - that cooking our own food not only improves our health but also the health of the food system.

Listen to his interview on Charlotte Talks here.